BELMONT – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden rolls out the red carpet for mothers during its biggest event of the year May 12 and 13, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. During this Mother’s Day event, all moms receive free admission, and the first 250 mothers will receive a free potted plant, each day, courtesy of Rountree Plantation Garden Center.
Families can take their mom for a pleasant walk through the manicured gardens, around 12 fountains and enjoy the incredible tropical display of The Orchid Conservatory.
Along with a relaxing day at the Garden, mothers can enjoy tea samples from Savannah’s Tea Room and Tiffany Style Stained Glass demonstrations by artist Bob Yost and Mosaic Art demonstrations by artist Pat Groome.
Carriage rides, picnic lunches
For an additional fee, carriage rides will be available from Southern Breezes Carriages (weather permitting), Aphrodite Photography will be shooting family photos, and Junior Scoop will be onsite selling peanut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and soy-free Italian ices.
Guests can order a pre-packed picnic basket in advance by calling 704-829-1252 or pack their own. Deadline for pre-orders is May 7. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase from Best Impressions Caterers.
For more information about the Mother’s Day menu and other events at the garden, visit http://www.dsbg.org/events.php
Admission for mother’s and members is free; adults, $12; seniors 60+, $11; and children 4-12, $6. For more information log on to www.DSBG.org<http://www.dsbg.org/> or call 704-825-4490.
Mother’s Day at the Garden is sponsored by Rountree Plantation Garden Center and Our State Magazine.
About the garden
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Carolinas’ Garden for All Seasons, provides guests a chance to reconnect with nature. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, gift shop and nature walk await the visitor.
HGTV named it one of the nation’s “20 Great Gardens” and USA TODAY says the Garden is one of the nation’s best places to “welcome fall with a flourish.”
6500 S. New Hope Rd. • Belmont, North Carolina 28012
PHONE 704-825-4490 FAX 704-829-1240